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“Sacco & Vanzetti” IOT’s 15th World Premiere Italian Opera


“Sacco and Vanzetti”  world premiere, Teatro degli Avvaloranti, Citta’ della Pieve, August 2018.




Young Ambassadors

Top of Young Ambassadors

Karen Saillant, Artistic Director of IOT, has been working with children in Philadelphia and Italy for decades. As Artistic Director of IOT, she has been commissioned to bring living projects to The Philadelphia Museum of Art, The Rosenbach Museum, The National Constitution Center, The Philadelphia Orchestra and more. She has inspired 1000’s of youth through her 10th annual Holocaust Remembrance Project in collaboration with International House of Philadelphia.

Multicultural Chidlren's Choir Constitution Center

 A devout exponent of the power of art to inspire leaders and the self organizational principles of Saillant (the system developed by Ms. Saillant) to instill confidence and self actualization, Karen Saillant continues to be on the cutting edge of educational reform.

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Part of IOT Multicultural Children's Choir- at Art Museum for Wild About art Photo Dave Direntis

“Prima assoluta dell’opera lirica “Errori!” di Karen Saillant” La Voce Del Territorio Umbria


FURIOSUS: 14th World Premiere Italian Opera! Roberto Scarcella Perino – Composer & Flora Gagliardi – Libretto

Historic Memory

Through dialogue & research we re-frame the mystic chord of memory in order to expand the frame of reference of our artists and our audiences while transforming viewpoints regarding the way in which the past & present are conceptualized.